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62pc WASA service seekers face corruption :TIB

Special Correspondent Nearly 62 per cent service seekers face corruption and other irregularities in Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, says a Transparency International Bangladesh study. While releasing the report at a news conference TIB executive director Iftekharuzzaman said Wednesday that as corruption and the other irregularities occur to serve mutual interests it became difficult […]

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UPDF Leader Michael Chakma missing

Special Correspondent A top leader of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) went missing on April on his way to Dhaka from Kanchpur in Narayanganj. Chittagong Hill Tracts-based UPDF organizer, Michael Chakma, is also central general secretary of the United Workers’ Democratic Front (UWDF). Four UPDF-backed organizations on Monday issued a media statement, saying Michael […]

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FENI MADRASA GIRL LOSES HER BATTLE FOR LIFE

Human Rights Commissioner suggest observing Nusrat Day Special Correspondent After fighting for her life for five days, madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi who was set afire in Songazi upazila of Feni succumbed to her injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Wednesday night. She died at the DMCH Burn and Plastic Surgery unit around […]

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Rohingya repatriation through discussions, not conflict with Myanmar

Special Correspondent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Bangladesh will keep up its efforts to repatriate displaced Rohingyas through negotiations, not engaging in any conflict with Myanmar. “Since they (Myanmar) are our close-door neighbours, We’ll never engage in any conflict with them (Myanmar). Rather we’ll have to continue efforts so that they’ll take back […]

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Independence Day celebrated

Holiday Desk The nation has celebrated the 48th Independence and National Day with a fresh vow to take Bangladesh towards prosperity with the spirit of Liberation War. After the nine-month War of Liberation with the supreme sacrifices of three million martyrs and the honor of two lakh women, Bangladesh achieved its cherished independence on December […]